Structural Vibration - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780340645802, 9780080518053

Structural Vibration

1st Edition

Analysis and Damping

Authors: C. Beards
Paperback ISBN: 9780340645802
eBook ISBN: 9780080518053
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 31st May 1996
Page Count: 276
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Introduction - The causes and effects of structural vibration The reduction of structural vibration The analysis of structural vibration Outline of the text The Vibration of structures having one degree of freedom - Free undamped vibration Free damped vibration Forced vibration The vibration of structures with more than one degree of freedom - The vibration of structures with two degrees of freedom The vibration of structures with more than two degrees of freedom Modal analysis techniques The vibration of continuous structures - Longitudinal vibration of a thin uniform beam Transverse vibration of a thin uniform beam The analysis of continuous structures by Rayleigh's energy method Transverse vibration of thin uniform plates The finite element method The vibration of beams fabricated from more than one material Damping in Structures - Sources of vibration excitation and isolation Vibration isolation Structural vibration limits Structural damage Effects of damping on vibration response of structures The measurement of structural damping Sources of damping Active damping systems Energy dissipation in non-linear structures Problems Answers and worked solutions * Index.

Key Features

Suitable for students of engineering to first degree level and for designers and practising engineers Numerous worked examples Clear and easy to follow

Readership

Second and third year civil, mechanical and aeronautical undergraduates and professional engineers.

Table of Contents

Introduction - The causes and effects of structural vibration The reduction of structural vibration The analysis of structural vibration Outline of the text The Vibration of structures having one degree of freedom - Free undamped vibration Free damped vibration Forced vibration The vibration of structures with more than one degree of freedom - The vibration of structures with two degrees of freedom The vibration of structures with more than two degrees of freedom Modal analysis techniques The vibration of continuous structures - Longitudinal vibration of a thin uniform beam Transverse vibration of a thin uniform beam The analysis of continuous structures by Rayleigh's energy method Transverse vibration of thin uniform plates The finite element method The vibration of beams fabricated from more than one material Damping in Structures - Sources of vibration excitation and isolation Vibration isolation Structural vibration limits Structural damage Effects of damping on vibration response of structures The measurement of structural damping Sources of damping Active damping systems Energy dissipation in non-linear structures Problems Answers and worked solutions * Index.

Details

No. of pages:
276
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1996
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780080518053
Paperback ISBN:
9780340645802

About the Author

C. Beards

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant in Dynamics, Noise and Vibration, Newbury, UK

Reviews

... a useful book for engineers and students of engineering,The Structural Engineer,